Eastern Alamance High School in Melville Township, NC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,147
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    123 3.2
  • Ranking

Eastern Alamance High School is a public school in Melville Township, North Carolina. It has 1,147 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 92% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 123 reviews written and they have been mixed.

4040 Mebane Rogers
Mebane, NC 27302
(919) 563-5991

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 123 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: All in all i think this school is very safe. It would be slightly better if the school nurse were present at the school everyday. She is only there part time, so sometimes, if you got sick or something happened, you just had to suck it up or just call your parents and go home.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: We would basically have the same things every week. It always included some starch laden entre with a vegetable, maybe another starch, and sometimes a fruit. It was generally pretty heavy.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: There was a rule while i was there that we were not allowed to have our phones out at any time throughout the day. The intention behind the policy was good, but their implementation of the policy was slightly crazy. If they even saw a glimpse of our phone, they would demand it and take it to the office and we would not get it back for a week. I remember my freshman year, i was getting off of the bus and putting my phone into my pocket (it was already turned off and i has popped the battery out of the back since it had a habit on coming on randomly) and the assistant principle saw it, and he took it away from me.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: We would often hold pep rallies before big games, and it would get everyone pumped and excited about the games. The games that we had pep rallies for, generally showed the greatest crown support. And at the football games, we had a student section where all of the students would sit together and scream and cheer for our classmates who were on the field.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: There are some tough teachers, but its only because they teach difficult subjects. I loved all of my teachers, in fact i go back to see them sometimes. There are teachers there that taught me weird, yet memorable, ways to remember things, and those are how I am getting by in some of my classes in college.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Woodlawn Middle School Public
2.66 E.M. Yoder Elementary School Public
3.00 South Mebane Elementary School Public
2.33 Hawfields Middle School Public
2.00 Haw River Elementary School Public
2.66 Garrett Elementary School Public
Alamance-Burlington Middle College Public
2.66 Alamance Christian School Private, Religious
2.33 R. Homer Andrews Elementary School Public
2.00 North Graham Elementary School Public
2.00 Graham High School Public
2.66 Alexander Wilson Elementary School Public
1.66 Hugh M. Cummings High School Public
2.33 Broadview Middle School Public
2.00 Eastlawn Elementary School Public
2.33 Graham Middle School Public
2.66 Pleasant Grove Elementary School Public
2.33 South Graham Elementary School Public
3.66 River Mill Academy Public, Charter
3.00 Efland Cheeks Elementary School Public
2.00 Harvey R. Newlin Elementary School Public
3.00 Gravelly Hill Middle School Public
Sellars-Gunn Alternative School Public, Alternative
2.33 Burlington Christian Academy Private, Religious
Blessed Sacrament School Private, Religious
3.00 Walter M. Williams High School Public
2.66 Southern High School Public
2.66 Southern Middle School Public
2.66 Hillcrest Elementary School Public
2.33 Turrentine Middle School Public
2.33 Grove Park Elementary School Public
Burlington Day School Private

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Woodlawn Middle School 0 mi. 610
2.33 Hawfields Middle School 4 mi. 740
2.66 Garrett Elementary School 4 mi. 723
2.33 R. Homer Andrews Elementary School 5 mi. 597
2.00 Graham High School 5 mi. 821

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Eastern Alamance High School United States Garrett Elementary School Graham High School Hawfields Middle School R. Homer Andrews Elementary School Woodlawn Middle School
White 65.0% 51.6% 64.0% 28.0% 61.0% 8.0% 61.0%
African American 21.0% 15.2% 10.0% 36.0% 16.0% 34.0% 21.0%
Hispanic 9.0% 24.5% 18.0% 32.0% 16.0% 52.0% 10.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.6% 5.0% 1.0% 4.0% 2.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.6%
Grade 10 25.4%
Grade 11 23.6%
Grade 12 21.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 58% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 33% My school offers dance classes.
  • 33% Some of the teachers
  • 22% Football games
  • 11% Outdoor campus

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 36% Students.
  • 36% The school building is old.
  • 27% Dirty/messy campus; cafeteria food is terrible

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 56% Our school has a good athletic program.
  • 22% School Spirit and diversity.
  • 11% Somewhat better academics than surrounding schools
  • 11% Nothing that I can see

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 88% Average
  • 12% Small town
  • 0% Inclusive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Most teachers are helpful and passionate.
  • 38% Create good and lasting relationships with staff.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 33% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 50% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.